Ticket #682 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 11 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

You can't completely disable user-switching in new-gdm

Reported by: jdreed Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone: Upstream Utopia
Component: -- Keywords:
Cc: Fixed in version:
Upstream bug:  https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=598255

Description

Starting with new-gdm (2.25.2+), you can't completely disable user-switching. It appears that indicator-applet-session (the replacement for f-u-s-a) does honor /desktop/gnome/lockdown/disable_user_switching, however the GNOME "Log Out" panel button does not honor that. (source-diving indicates that you should be able to set /desktop/gnome/lockdown/disable_log_out to prevent that button from being used, but it didn't work for me in testing).

We work around this for cluster-login-config by transforming /etc/dbus-1/system.d/gdm.conf and disabling some dbus messages, but we should research this a bit more and encourage upstream to suck less.

See also:

Change History

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by geofft

  • Upstream bug set to https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=598255

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by jdreed

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

This got fixed upstream.

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